Firefighter – Stratford – 2022

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City of Startford
May 15, 2022
Stratford, Canada
Job Type
June 10, 2022
$63,961 - $106,602
Work Hours
Shift Work


The City of Stratford’s Fire Department team employs 50 personnel across the City.  Our fire staff are passionate about public safety.

Our Fire Department employees are committed to public service, and exemplify pride, professionalism, teamwork and respect.   Do you have what it takes to join us?

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Be 18 years of age or older;
  2. Be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  3. Possess an Ontario High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent;
  4. Must have valid OFAI certificates for stages 1, 2 and 3. For more information please visit ca

(All costs associated with the OFAI are the responsibility of the applicant.)

  1. Be National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Fire Fighter I and II certified from an accredited program from a recognized institution, accredited by the International Fire Services Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Pro Board (must be complete with seals);
  2. Possess a valid DZ Driver’s Licence;
  3. Must be able to meet screening requirements including but not limited to a Criminal Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check;
  4. Proof of immunization of Red Measles, Mumps, Rubella (German Measles); Tetanus/Diphtheria (within the last 10-12 years); and Hepatitis B; COVID-19 (fully vaccinated);
  5. Have 20/30 or better unaided and uncorrected visual acuity in each eye, and no significate abnormalities in colour vision;
  6. Possess a valid and current (within 3 years) standard first aid certificate and a valid ‘basic rescuer’ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate (Level C) or better. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification would be an asset;
  7. Possess superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively as a member of an effective and professional team;
  8. Must be willing to work on rotating shifts; currently a 24-hour shift system, which includes weekends and
  9. Have a strong desire to serve the community, a strong work ethic, a strong sense of loyalty and duty, and the ability and willingness to follow instructions promptly and efficiently.

Preferred Qualifications

  • University Degree, College Diploma, and/or Trade Certification recognized by the Ontario College of Trades in any discipline;
  • Red Cross Emergency Medical Responder;
  • Previous civilian or military experience in fire suppression, construction, trades mechanical, emergency medical, large vehicle operation, fire prevention;
  • First aid, CPR, and/or AED – certification at the instructor level;
  • Community Service Involvement;
  • Administrative and computer

Additional Information

For ease of review, please list qualifications in the following order:

Formal Education

OFAI certificates (stage 1, 2 and 3)

Work Experience

Professional Qualifications (Licences, certifications, etc.)

Community Involvement